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Avigilon buys BRS patents, others for $13m

January 21, 2015Martha Entwistle

Updated Jan. 27 with an interview with BRS Labs president John Frazzini. VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Avigilon today announced it spent $13.3 million acquiring video analytics patents that extend into behavioral recognition, video segmentation and meta-data and more. This deal comes one month after the video surveillance provider spent $80 million to acquire patents from ObjectVideo.“Avigilon is clearly trying to lock in IP in a whole range of analytical algorithms,” Jeff Kessler,...

Alexander Fernandes, Avigilon, BRS Labs, Face Double, Imperial Capital, Jeff Kessler, John Frazzini, ObjectVideo, TS7, VideoMining

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BRS Labs to get new CEO, build cloud facility, do IPO

August 13, 2014Martha Entwistle

BRS Labs has a full plate in the next month--it's working on finding a new CEO, finding a spot to build its own cloud facility, and it's prepping for an IPO. BRS Labs is a provider of “self-learning behavioral recognition software," which its sells as an enterprise software solution, for monthly lease, or as "software-as-a-service. BRS Labs president John Frazzini recently announced during a Fox Business News interview that the company--(which he said he has a stake in) would be doing an IPO. ...

AISight, behavioral analytics, BRS Labs, cloud based security system, Initial Public Offering (IPO), John Frazzini, new CEO, Ray Davis, Security Systems News (SSN), Video Analytics

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BRS Labs adds sales staff

January 21, 2014SSN Staff

HOUSTON—Behavioral Recognition Systems (BRS), a provider of behavioral recognition systems, has added five senior sales staff, according to a Jan. 21 news release.The veteran sales professionals will help BRS continue the growth it experienced in 2013 while expanding the presence of the company's AlSight platform, which monitors behavior and other sensors to generate real-time alerts, according to the release. “BRS Labs continues to expand its dominance in Intelligent Video Surveillance...

Behavioral Recognition Systems, John Frazzini, Ray Davis, sales staff

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BRS Labs adds to leadership team

November 20, 2012SSN Staff

HOUSTON—Behavioral Recognition Systems today announced the addition of four new members to the company's leadership team to meet rising demand, according to a company statement. The four new hires bring more than a century of combined industry experience. The group includes Rich Smith, vice president of federal government business development; Mike Austin, vice president for critical infrastructure and homeland security; Rob Clouse, director of sales; and Gary Thomas, Western director of sales. “Our...

BRS Labs, Gary Thomas, John Frazzini, Mike Austin, Rich Smith, Rob Clouse

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Interface buys Westec and other stuff I learned at ISC West on Day 1

March 29, 2012Martha Entwistle

Big news from yesterday was the acquisition of Westec by Interface Security Systems. The story is on our front page or click here . You can also see my video interview with Jeff Frye of Interface Security Systems about the Westec deal on our front page or by clicking here. Winning the procrastination award for latest to announce a press conference at ISCWest� 2012 is BRS Labs. I got the announcement a little after midnight--8 hours notice! It's not a strategy I'd recommend, but there...

ADT, BRS Labs, Ingram Micro, Interface Security Systems (ISS), Jay Hauhn, John Frazzini, John Moss, Johnson Controls (JCI), S2, Tammee Thompson, Westec

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BRS Labs awarded patent, $2m deal

March 14, 2012Martha Entwistle

HOUSTON—A new patent and a just-closed $2 million deal with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is proof that BRS Labs is doing something “truly unique” that the marketplace will value, John Frazzini, president of BRS Labs, told Security Systems News.BRS Labs on March 6 received an umbrella patent for its “artificial intelligence technology” on which the company's behavioral analytics product AISight solutions is based. This is the eighth patent issued...

AISight, BRS Labs, John Frazzini, ObjectVideo, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Security Systems News (SSN)

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Jaunty talk about behavioral analytics

February 14, 2012Martha Entwistle

Scanning my inbox, and my SIA update this morning, I saw this perky piece from the New York Post, talking about Port Authority "brass" secretly deploying "military grade" and "science-fiction like" security systems Sounded so intriguing, but the only real detail in the story is that BRS Labs (purveyor of behavioral analytics) is apparently working with the Port Authority down at the new World Trade Center. Coincidentally, I'm speaking with BRS Labs brass John Frazzini on Thursday--so will...

BRS Labs, John Frazzini, Security Industry Association (SIA), World Trade Center Security

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ASIS 2011: News and notes from the show floor

September 22, 2011SSN Staff

ORLANDO, Fla.—There was plenty of news being made at ASIS 2011, which took place at the Orange County Convention Center Sept. 19-21. Below are some editor round-ups from ventured out onto the show floor to collect news and other goings-on. Here's Martha's round-up:   The ASIS news started rolling in well before the show floor opened with the news released around 7 a.m. yesterday that Tyco International plans to split into three independent, publicly traded companies.   Over...

2011, Agent Video Intelligence (AgentVi), Ajay Jain, Andre Greco, ASIS International, Assa Abloy, Axis Communications, Bob Hoskins, BRS Labs, Clear24, Dan Yetso, Darin Crofts, David Pollard, Denis H�bert, Diebold, Ed Bednarcik, Ed Melzer, Fredrik Nilsson, G4S, GE Security, Genetec, HID Global, Honeywell, Ingersoll Rand, Jacky Grimm, Janet Napolitano, John Frazzini, John Romanowich, Johnson Controls (JCI), Karen Evans, Kevin Engelhardt, Laurie Aaron, Lenel, Lew Pincus, Lorrie Navarro, Lou Barani, Luis Orbegoso, Lumidigm, March Networks, Mark Gally, Martin Gren, Martin Huddart, Matthew Riccoboni, Michel Chalouhi, Mike Mahon, Net Payne, Niscayah, OnGuard, OnSSI, OzVision, Peter Miller, Peter Strom, Picture Perfect, PlaSec, Quantum Secure, Ray Davis, Salto, SAS Institute, Shawn Welsh, Sielox, SightLogix, Telular, Todd Milne, Tony Byerly, University Health Network, UTC Fire & Security, VideoIQ, Women in Security, Zvika Ashani

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